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Whisky Magazine Issue 147

Whisky Magazine Issue 147

Whisky Magazine Issue 147

In this issue - Tullibardine - Gordon & MacPhail - Dalmore - Jura - Mackmyra - Teeling

Published November 2017

Speechless Moments
New make, young whisky, restorations and beyond

November 2017, Issue 147, page 3

Insight
Latest news and insights

November 2017, Issue 147, page 5

Know your shopping cart
The demise of the once great mom and pop store

November 2017, Issue 147, page 11

Tullibardine
After overcoming many challenges, there’s a bright future ahead for Blackford’s distillery

November 2017, Issue 147, page 15

Unmasking the lighter notes
We look at some of the world’s distilleries using triple distillation

November 2017, Issue 147, page 18

Honouring the Legacy
We discover the African-American slave who taught Jack Daniel

November 2017, Issue 147, page 22

Where Tradition Meets Innovation
Discover a new type of still being developed in Europe

November 2017, Issue 147, page 26

A Liquid Legacy
Gordon & MacPhail may be the guardians of whisky’s history, but they’re safeguarding its future too

November 2017, Issue 147, page 30

Not just a blending malt - Glen Moray
We look at the history of this Speyside stalwart

November 2017, Issue 147, page 34

Good neighbours make great whisky - Balcones Distillery
Whiskey making in one of the largest states in the Union

November 2017, Issue 147, page 38

A year of Canadian sunshine
Our man looks at the state of Canadian whiskyas the nation turns 150 years old

November 2017, Issue 147, page 42

The Start of Things
Our would-be blenders select their first whiskies

November 2017, Issue 147, page 47

Cooling the wort
In part two we look at how these rarely mentioned pieces of equipment are used to cool wort and help energy efficiency

November 2017, Issue 147, page 48

Maltman Turner Overdrive
We investigate the kit behind the maltings floor

November 2017, Issue 147, page 50

Filler text - No this is not a typo
This issue we’re talking about filler, also known as 'the bit in the middle of your cigar'.

November 2017, Issue 147, page 52

The Spirit of Omotenashi
Japan comes to Edinburgh as the Brambleteam mix with three Nikka expressions

November 2017, Issue 147, page 54

Autumn Treats
Nuts can be the perfect accompaniment to whisky, just remember to leave some for the squirrels

November 2017, Issue 147, page 56

New whiskey on the block
Camus enters Irish whiskey business with Lambay Whiskey

November 2017, Issue 147, page 78

Ask the Expert
Questions and answers

November 2017, Issue 147, page 82

Whisky Magazine - Editors Choice - Winner

Jura One and All
Single Malt - Scotland - 51.00%
8 Insane fun! Full of attitude. I’m exhausted just drinking it.

Whisky Magazine - Recommended - Winner

291 Colorado Whiskey Single Barrel Colorado Rye Aspen Stave Finish Barrel #210
Rye - America - 47.50%
8 Very tasty indeed. It's simply expressed, but the avours are wonderful.

Whisky Magazine - Recommended - Winner

The Dalmore Vintage Port Collection 1996
Single Malt - Scotland - 45.00%
8 Not fully rounded but, by thunder, this is tasty. You’ll need a sweet tooth...

Whisky Magazine - Best Buy - Winner

Ben Bracken Highland Single Malt
Single Malt - Scotland - 40.00%
7 Very approachable, and admirable layers.

Chivas Regal Mizunara
Blended - Scotland - 40.00%
6 A curious beast. I’m not really sure what’s going on.

Glen Moray Mastery
Single Malt - Scotland - 52.30%
7 Fun little number, stylish – not 100 per cent convinced on the substance.

Grindlay's Selection Dailuaine Dailuaine 1996
Single Malt - Scotland - 57.00%
7 Tired wood, possibly, but an entertaining whisky despite that.

James Eadie Blair Athol Blair Athol Small Batch
Single Malt - Scotland - 46.00%
7 Summer on the farm. Questionable casks, but the underlying spirit is lovely.

James Eadie Inchgower Inchgower Single Cask
Single Malt - Scotland - 46.00%
7 Lop-sided towards the sharper end of things. Bracing stuff...

Mackmyra 10
Single Malt - Sweden - 46.10%
7 Well-made spirit at the core, but a little unremarkable.

Old Forester Statesman
Bourbon - America - 47.50%
7 Simple, but really pleasant stuff indeed. A good spirit underneath it all.

Parker's Heritage Collection 11 Years Old Single Barrel Bourbon
Bourbon - America - 61.00%
8 A powerhouse of a Bourbon, yet managing impressive balance for the most part.

Penderyn Rich Oak
Single Malt - Wales - 50.00%
7 Pleasant flavours feel somehow trapped, somewhat genie-like, within the spirit.

Roe & Co Blended Irish Whiskey
Blended - Ireland - 45.00%
7 Curious at rst, but it ends up being a bit of a charmer.

SmokeStack Blended Malt Scotch Whisky
Blended Malt - Scotland - 46.00%
7 Not massively in harmony, but it’s a decent bit of fun.

Teeling Brabazon Bottling Series 1
Single Malt - Ireland - 49.50%
8 Simple stuff, but wonderfully expressed. Something for any level of drinker.

The Dalmore Vintage Port Collection 2001
Single Malt - Scotland - 40.00%
7 A whisky interrupted. Wonderful while the avours lasted.

The GlenDronach 24 Years Old Single Cask Batch 14
Single Malt - Scotland - 49.20%
8 A divine nose, yet only a charming palate. Still a lovely whisky.

Wemyss Family Collection Treacle Chest
Blended Malt - Scotland - 46.00%
7 Unusual avours, and I’d love to say they worked well. Alas...

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